The BEST Episodes of Big Sky (2020)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 26, 2021

Network: ABC (US)

Private detectives Cassie Dewell and Cody Hoyt join forces with his estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt, to search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. But when they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the killer before another woman is taken.

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Love Is a Strange and Dangerous Thing

#1 - Love Is a Strange and Dangerous Thing

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired May 19, 2021

Cassie and Jenny leave the Kleinsasser women to forge their own path, ridding themselves of their ranch troubles and heading back home; Ronald leads the team on a wild goose chase, straight into the arms of the syndicate.

star 7.82
338 votes
Directors: Michael Goi
Writers: Annakate Chappell, Elwood Reid, Matthew Tinker
Nice Animals

#2 - Nice Animals

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired May 5, 2021

Cassie, Jenny, Jerrie and Lindor work to get things back on track when the motel is reduced to rubble and both the Kleinsasser and Ronald cases not doing much better. At the ranch, Cheyenne seizes an opportunity to shift the family power dynamic in her favor and all it will take is the truth.

star 7.71
333 votes
Directors: Michael Goi
Writers: Elwood Reid, Jonathan Shapiro
Let It Be Him

#3 - Let It Be Him

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 17, 2021

While knocking on doors and searching for clues, Cassie unexpectedly comes face-to-face with Ronald, which puts her in danger and triggers her memory from the pair’s prior meeting. Elsewhere, not feeling like she can trust her husband, Merilee makes a life-changing decision that puts both her and Rick’s fates into her own hands.

star 7.71
437 votes
Directors: Michael Goi
Writers: Jonathan Shapiro
Bitter Roots

#4 - Bitter Roots

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired May 12, 2021

When Scarlet gets an alarming call that her sister is missing, Ronald realizes just how twisted his situation has become and must decide his next move. Meanwhile, Cassie, Jenny, Gil and Rosie find themselves in a whole mess of trouble on the ranch, forced to face off against the worst of the Kleinsasser bunch. But this team is tough and even the strongest family trees can fall.

star 7.68
332 votes
Directors: Alonso Alvarez
Writers: Dominique Arrianne Holmes, Elwood Reid
A Good Day to Die

#5 - A Good Day to Die

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 16, 2020

Jenny and Cassie feel as if they’re closing in on Legarski, but they are racing against the clock as he and Ronald are preparing to move the girls. Jerrie makes one last attempt to convince Ronald to let them go. Elsewhere, Cassie visits Merilee to question her about her husband and Ronald aggressively confronts his mother.

star 7.67
503 votes
Directors: Jennifer Lynch
Writers: Jonathan Shapiro
The End is Near

#6 - The End is Near

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 10, 2021

Cassie and Jenny grow more suspicious of the circumstances with every visit to the hospital, while Ronald finds himself in a precarious situation thanks to a nosy paperboy. With his back against the wall, Ronald will have to address his inner demons and decide just how far is too far.

star 7.60
429 votes
Writers: Morenike Balogun
I Fall to Pieces

#7 - I Fall to Pieces

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 3, 2021

Cassie and Jenny work against the clock to find Ronald and prove Legarski’s guilt, calling on Grace to join their efforts and bravely help them in the process. Just when all the pieces start falling into place, Ronald’s emotions get the best of him as he makes an unthinkable decision, even for him. Merilee plays an unwilling and life-changing role in turning the case on its head.

star 7.60
446 votes
Directors: Jennifer Lynch
Writers: Annakate Chappell, Matthew Tinker
White Lion

#8 - White Lion

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 28, 2021

Cassie and Jenny hear that a body has been discovered on the Kleinsasser ranch and, fearing the worst, Jenny takes the investigation up a notch, but the Kleinsassers have a plan of their own. Meanwhile, Cassie teams up with Lindor to follow a hot lead on Ronald, who, suspicious that his whereabouts have been revealed, decides to do some damage control—or perhaps just damage.

star 7.59
316 votes
Directors: Christina Voros
Writers: Elwood Reid, Morenike Balogun
 No Better Than Dogs

#9 - No Better Than Dogs

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 21, 2021

Cassie and Jenny each face a dangerous attempt to run them out of town while Jerrie has a close encounter with a dangerous threat of her own. Back at the ranch, Blake returns home, where he receives anything but a warm welcome. This ain’t your typical family reunion.

star 7.56
353 votes
Writers: Brian McCauley Johnson, Elwood Reid
All Kinds of Snakes

#10 - All Kinds of Snakes

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 14, 2021

Jenny gets a call from an old flame.

star 7.53
352 votes
Writers: Elwood Reid, Maria Stern

#11 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 18, 2020

While on a road trip to visit her boyfriend in Montana, Danielle Sullivan and her sister Grace are kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote part of the highway, setting off a chain of events that leads private detectives Cody Hoyt and Cassie Dewell to team up with Cody’s estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt, to search for the sisters. But when the investigators discover these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, it’s clear they’ve stumbled onto something much bigger than them all.

star 7.51
678 votes
Directors: Paul McGuigan
Writers: David E. Kelley
The Wolves Are Always Out for Blood

#12 - The Wolves Are Always Out for Blood

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 27, 2021

After Jenny and Cassie learn the truth about Cody’s fate, they decide to officially team up to track down Ronald. Elsewhere, Merrilee grapples with the fact that she didn’t truly know her husband, while Helen learns more about her son’s recent activities.

star 7.50
487 votes
Directors: Mark Tonderai
Writers: Maria Sten
The Big Rick

#13 - The Big Rick

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 2, 2020

Still on the search for the missing girls, Cassie grows more suspicious of Legarski after a threatening conversation between the two. Meanwhile, Grace manages to make headway on the girls’ quest for freedom. Merilee pleads with Legarski to open up emotionally before it’s too late, and Helen finally confronts Ronald about his increasingly strange behavior.

star 7.47
524 votes
Writers: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro
Catastrophic Thinking

#14 - Catastrophic Thinking

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 14, 2021

A case takes a macabre and deadly turn.

star 7.45
386 votes
Writers: Annakate Chappell, Matthew Tinker
Unfinished Business

#15 - Unfinished Business

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 9, 2020

Unsatisfied with the investigation now that the girls’ disappearance has made headlines, Cassie and Jenny take things into their own hands, tapping into their individual strengths to make headway in the case. Meanwhile, Legarski attempts to keep cool, but Ronald takes a different approach to protecting himself. Still captive, Danielle and Jerrie tend to Grace, who makes a painful decision in an attempt to save them all.

star 7.44
526 votes
Writers: Annakate Chappell, Matthew Tinker
Nowhere to Run

#16 - Nowhere to Run

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 25, 2020

Forced to form an unlikely team, Cassie and Jenny set out to continue the search for the missing girls. Meanwhile, Danielle, Grace and Jerrie get to work on planning their escape, leading Legarski to struggle with the consequences of his actions as a distracted Ronald deals with a difficult relationship with his mother.

star 7.42
572 votes
Directors: Paul McGuigan
Writers: David E. Kelley